6 Dangerous Diseases Hiding in U.S. Backyards

Published on September 30, 2018
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Plague
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Sin Nombre Virus
https://www.cdc.gov/hantavirus/outbreaks/history.html
https://www.cdc.gov/hantavirus/rodents/index.html
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Tularemia
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Legionnaire’s disease
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Cysticercosis
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Amoeba
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